Black powder or granules.

Be Awesome. Write a better description.

The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Colour - Adds or restores the colour of a food

Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Matching Terms Not Found
European Union
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Brilliant black BN or Brilliant Black PN
Philippines
Approved Brilliant Black PN
Japan
Unknown None
Austria
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Belgium
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Bulgaria
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Cyprus
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Czech Republic
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Denmark
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Estonia
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Finland
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
France
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Germany
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Greece
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Hungary
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Ireland
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Italy
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Latvia
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Lithuania
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Luxembourg
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Malta
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Netherlands
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Poland
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Portugal
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Romania
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Slovakia
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Slovenia
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Spain
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Sweden
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
United Kingdom
Approved Brilliant Black BN; Black PN
Australia
Approved Brilliant black BN or Brilliant Black PN
New Zealand
Approved Brilliant black BN or Brilliant Black PN

show more

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E151 - Brilliant black (Black PN): From the Food Intolerance Network fact-sheet titled 'How to start failsafe eating: a step by step guide'.

Food Intolerance Network

Halal - no

E151 - Brilliant black (Black PN): Color This is a synthetic color soluble in water.

Muslim Consumer Group

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E151 - Brilliant black (Black PN): Linked to hyperactivity.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E151 - Brilliant black (Black PN): May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Linked to cancer - maybe

E151 - Brilliant black (Black PN): Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Black PN
Brilliant black BN
Brilliant black PN
CI Food Black 1
CI (1975) No. 28440
CI food black 1
Tetrasodium 1-acetamido-2-hydroxy-3-(4-((4-sulfonatophenyl azo)-7-sulfonato-1-naphthyl azo)) naphthalene-4,6-disulfonate (c.i. 28440)
Brilliant black 1
Tetrasodium (6E)-4-acetamido-5-oxo-6-[[7-sulfonato-4-(4-sulfonatophenyl)diazenylnaphthalen-1-yl]hydrazinylidene]naphthalene-1,7-disulfonate

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Guide
UK Food Standards Agency
Wikipedia

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

  • CAS Number: 2519-30-4
  • EINECS Number: 219-746-5
comments powered by Disqus